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How Kids Learn: Our American States Podcast

In this episode of NCSL's podcast, Dr. Linda Darling Hammond, the president and CEO of the Learning Policy Institute, explains what we are learning about brain development and how it affects how young people are taught today.

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States Elevate Early Learning

With studies showing that children who start school early in life do better both in and out of the classroom, more and more states are acting to boost high-quality early learning opportunities.

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Education at Capitol Forum

Join us Dec. 10-12 in Phoenix as we tackle issues that states will be discussing in 2020, including arming school personnel and student loans. Check out all of the education sessions and sign up by Nov. 19 to save on registration!

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School Safety: Overview and Legislative Tracking

Track states' approaches to school safety legislation, both proposed and enacted, and find additional resources on this sensitive and highly charged topic.

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Education

The Education Standing Committee has jurisdiction over P-20 education issues, early childhood education, K-12 reform efforts, higher education, school violence, special education, teachers, school finance and adequacy. Policy directive and resolutions adopted by the committee guide lobbying on education issues. See a roster of members and staff contacts.

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Education Legislation

The NCSL Education bill tracking database tracks state education legislation on more than 50  issues. The database includes enacted legislation.

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